The Year Ahead for E^3NE

Founders Academy

Ethics and Economics Education of New England continues to grow, thanks to the generosity of our highly engaged donors. This year, we have expanded Ethics and Economics Challenge to a second high school and are negotiating with a third school for the 2018-19 academic year. The program at Founders Academy launched in October, and the program at Merrimack Valley High […]

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Winners of the 2017 MVHS Ethics & Economics Challenge Speech Competition

Spring 2017 Speech Competition at Merrimack Valley High School

On Friday June 9 E3NE and Merrimack Valley H.S. sponsored the third annual Ethics & Economics Challenge speech competition. Fourteen students took place in the competition, the most ever. The winners of that competition were: First place: Emily Soule, “Why and How to Decriminalize Drugs” Second place: Hannah Gordon, “The Case for Abolishing the Death Penalty” Third place: Justis Brown, […]

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PorcFest Fellowships Now Available!

PorcFest at Night

High school and college students with a verifiable school e-mail address may now apply for E3NE PorcFest Fellowships offering a free ticket to the 2017 Porcupine Freedom Festival in Lancaster, N.H., June 21-25, 2017. PorcFest is an educational event held at Roger’s Campground and Motel and featuring speakers on topics from economics, philosophy, and public policy to how-tos on schooling, […]

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Whom Does Licensing Protect?

Our Ethics and Economics Challenge program is using a new economics text this year, Common Sense Economics. We learned recently about the reasons why two particular kinds of government regulation — price controls and entry restrictions — are especially likely to cause harm. Price controls cause shortages or surpluses, while entry restrictions reduce competition. One kind of entry restriction is […]

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